Documents relating to the War of Independence, the truce and the aftermath,
|Main Creator:||Spring Rice, Mary, 1880-1924|
1/ : Envelope with the inscription "A relic of the Black and Tan War - List of names of occupiers of Mount Trenchard in 1921 when by order of the British Military, such a list had to be kept on the door of every house", including the names of Lord Thomas Monteagle, Sir Maurice Bonham Carter, Lady Violet Bonham Carter, Francis and Eleanor Ackland, and Dorothea Knox.
2/ : Ms account of Matt Hennessy describing how he was beaten up by the Blacks and Tans while trying to put out a fire.
3/ : ALS from Robert Barton to Lord Monteagle, discussing the impending Truce, 4th July 1921.
4/ : Holograph note addressed to "Hon M. Spring Rice", saying "Truce from Monday - terms today. De V[alera] has accepted LG's [Lloyd George's] invitation".
5/ : ALS from E. Coy to "A Cára", enclosing a copy of a letter and list of names [now missing] and giving a list of those who he suspects of writing the letters. Says he cannot "take action during the truce in this respect", 16th August 1921.
6/ : ALS on "Óghlaigh na hÉireann" headed paper from M. Liston at West Limerick Brigade training camp, to Mary Spring-Rice, asking her to send apples to the camp.
7/ : ALS on "Irish Transport & General Workers' Union" headed paper to Mary Spring-Rice, regarding a dispute between [Mce?] Cummins and the men working under him, 22nd November 1921.
8/ : ALS from M. O'Shaughnessy to Mary Spring-Rice, informing her that she has been "sanctioned by An Dáil to act as judge in the above Parish Court" and that the court will sit next Saturday, 23rd November 1921.
9/ : Folder with heading "Incidents during truce and before it", which originally held the above-mentioned documents.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Physical description: 1 folder (9 items).
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|MS 43,335 /1-9||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|